(619) 236-8712 | Directions: Museum School, 211 Maple St, San Diego, CA 92103


Thank you for your interest in the Museum School! We are honored that you may consider us for your child’s educational choice. As a small school we strive to accommodate as many students as possible. We do receive a large amount of applications each year and work with an outside agency to ensure the fairest possible outcome for all applicants. The Museum School is open to all students, on a space available basis, and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age, ancestry, special need, proficiency in the English language or academic achievement.

The application period for enrollment in the first lottery for the 2018-2019 school year is between September 1, 2017 and Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10 am.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All prospective parents are required to attend a tour of the Museum School and fill out an online application to be considered for the lottery. Tours schedules and applications are listed to the right on this page.

A supervised, public lottery will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 to determine placement in classes and rankings on the waiting list.

Parents may continue to submit applications after the lottery date to be added to the wait list.

Lottery Preference

First preference is given to siblings of Museum School students and children of employees. Second preference is given to students domiciled within the boundaries of Florence Elementary School. Third preference is given to students domiciled within the boundaries of the larger San Diego Unified School District.


Please note that Senate Bill 277 now requires that all students entering Kindergarten and 7th grade have all required immunizations before the start of the school year. There will be no new waivers for personal beliefs. For more information on the changes, please visit the Shots for School website.


PLEASE NOTE: All prospective parents are required to attend a tour of the Museum School. Please choose from one of the scheduled tour dates below. You do not need to reserve a spot on the tour, you can simply show up. All tours begin at 9:30 promptly.

Please note dates and times may change. Please check back at this site the day before the tour to see if there are any changes to the schedule. Thank you.

  • Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 9:30 am
  • Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 9:30 am
  • Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 9:30 am
  • Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 9:30 am
  • Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 9:30 am
  • Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at 9:30 am – FINAL TOUR

To apply please use the appropriate online application below. Please be sure to use the application for the correct grade your child will be entering for the 2018/2019 school year.

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